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Carl Weisbrod

New York City Planning Commission
Chairman
Carl Weisbrod was appointed as Director of the New York City Department of City Planning and Chairman of the New York City Planning Commission by Mayor Bill de Blasio in March, 2014. Weisbrod has more than 35 years of experience serving the people of New York. He has transformed some of the city’s most dynamic and fastest-growing neighborhoods. As president of New York State’s 42nd Street Development Project, Weisbrod spearheaded the city’s efforts to revitalize and transform Times Square it into a global hub for tourism and entertainment. He also helped lead the post-9/11 recovery of downtown neighborhoods as Director of the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation while also serving as the founding president of the Alliance for Downtown New York, the largest business improvement district in the nation, and setting in motion the evolution of the financial district from an area dominated by daytime office workers into a thriving 24-7 neighborhood. Weisbrod also served as the President of the real estate division of Trinity Church where he managed the successful rezoning of the Hudson Square neighborhood in Manhattan into a dynamic mixed-use neighborhood for creative industries and new housing.